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Jan 6, 2013 6:00am PST
educate residents about the real meaning of the word. it began in chicago. it's now reached the bay area. abc7 news reporter explains. >> my jihad is to stay fit despite my busy and he. -- schedule. what's yours? that's the statement on the side of this muni bus. it's part of an educational campaign created by c.a.r.e., the council on american islamic relations. the group has put 35ads on buses rolling through san francisco. >> the intention of the campaign is to educate our fellow americans about what the word jihad means. >> she is the executive director of c.a.r.e.'s bay area office. >> a common misconception of the word jihad is it means armed struggle or holy war. and that is something that has been perpetrated by many who have made careers out of pushing anti-islamic sentiment. >> i asked muni riders if they knew the definition of jihad. >> religious war. >> a holy war. >> webster defines it as a holy war, but there's a second definition that is more appropriate. >> the proper meaning, as many of us describe it, is to struggle and that's it. for many that is anything from buil
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
be solved by any specific action. it is a problem that encompasses issues of mental health, education, as well as access to guns. >> with the anniversary of the elementary school shooting fast approaching, washington, dc, is facing pressure to take action. former congresswoman gabrielle giffords is taking a prominent role in the debate. she and her husband have launched an effort to push congressional action on questions of mental health, high capacity gun magazines, and background checks on purchases of a gun. >> i bought a gun at walmart. i went through a background check. why can't we make it more difficult for criminals and mentally ihl to get guns? >> the shock over the elementary school shooting led many communities to offer gun "buy back" programs. >> if we can prevent one child from being the victim of a random accident or for get of an unstable person it is well worth our time and effort. >> at the same time, gun stores say their merchandise is flying off the shelf. >> people want to be able to present themselves. >> the biden tack forts hopes to make recommendation by the en
Jan 12, 2013 6:00am PST
thinking about where want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. >> the centers for disease control says a nationwide flu outbreak is spreading, but it's now concentrated in fewer states. as this map indicates, california in green has not been hit yet, but the outbreak is growing worse in the states whiled in red. abc7 news reporter heather shows us what is being done to prevent a major outbreak here. >> these flu vaccine doses are among the last available at the northern california kaiser facilities. >> we are running low and in some facilities there are certain types of the flu vaccine we have no longer available. >> the state believes there is still enough available elsewhere through pharmacies and doctors offices, but northern california kaiser patients have used most of the 1.35 million doses purchased by the hospital. >> although we are looking desperately to try to find vaccine that's still available on the market, most of the flu vaccine has been purchased in this co
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